Category Archives: Personal

The River System

I’m in the midst of a year-long project to create 17, one minute-long video poems from poet Catherine Owen’s rich and elliptical work The River System for Vancouver Review Media. If Italo Calvino had been female, from the west coast … Continue reading

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Owner of an Open Heart

  One winter night some years ago, I was driving home with friends after a performance of a Shostakovich string quartet at the Vancouver Playhouse. It was powerful and draining in the way live chamber music, at its best, can … Continue reading

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Chance Encounters

Sometimes life is pleasant and simple. One day a Facebook friend you’ve never met before comes into town, you meet up for a drink and the next thing you know, the iPhones come out and you’ve got a couple of … Continue reading

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